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Arkansas Rate Changes, April 2013


There will be a number of local sales and use tax rate changes in Arkansas, effective April 2013. Get the list of rate changes below and download a free Arkansas sales tax rate table with current rates. 

City Rates

  • Coal Hill, in Johnson County, to impose a 1% local rate;
  • Dermott, in Chicot County, to increase local rate from 2% to 2.5%;
  • DeValls Bluff, in Prairie County, to increase local rate from 2% to 3%;
  • Gum Springs, in Clark County, to impose a 1% local rate;
  • McRae, in White County, to impose a 1% local rate;
  • Ola, in Yell County, to increase local rate from 1% to 2%; and
  • Strong, in Union County, to impose a 1% local rate.

County Rates

  • Garland County to increase local rate from 1.125% to 1.5%; and
  • Independence County to increase local rate from 1.5% to 2%.

Annexation

There will be an annexation in the city of Widener (St. Francis County) for local tax and zoning purposes. Widener has a city rate of 1.75%.

January 2013 Rate Changes:

The following cities saw rate changes in January, 2013. Their current rates are listed below:

  • Austin, in Lonoke County: 2%;
  • Fort Smith, in Sebastian County: 2%;
  • Magnolia, in Columbia County: 2.375%;
  • Rogers, in Benton County: 2%;
  • Van Buren, in Crawford County: 2%; and
  • Yellville, in Marion County: 2%.

The Arkansas Department of Revenue has a complete list of rate changes.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.